Susie Ray Originals




Caryatid 1913

Caryatide 1913

Amedeo Modigliani

Ink & Gouache on paper

Framed Size 71.5cm x 56cm

Private Collection

SOLD £950

There are more than 70 drawings and watercolours that show Modigliani’s preoccupation with sculptural form, during a 2 – 3 year period.

His Caryatid studies inparticular are among his most adventurous works in any medium.

The Caryatid is a classical Greek architectural element depicting a human figure supporting a weight, one of his ideas was to create a temple of beauty, including caryatids supporting the roof.